Schwenningdorf

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Schwenningdorf
Ortsteil of Rödinghausen
Coat of arms of Schwenningdorf
Coat of arms
Schwenningdorf is located in Germany
Schwenningdorf
Schwenningdorf
Location of Schwenningdorf within Rödinghausen
Rodinghausen Ortsteile Schwenningdorf.svg
Coordinates: 52°14′51″N 8°29′34″E / 52.24750°N 8.49278°E / 52.24750; 8.49278Coordinates: 52°14′51″N 8°29′34″E / 52.24750°N 8.49278°E / 52.24750; 8.49278
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Detmold
District Herford
Municipality Rödinghausen
Area
 • Total 7.449 km2 (2.876 sq mi)
Elevation 95 m (312 ft)
Population ({{{Stand}}})
 • Total 2,356
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 32289
Dialling codes 05746

Schwenningdorf is a village in the parish of Rödinghausen ion the northeastern part of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Until 1968 Schwenningdorf was an independent parish in the Amt of Rödinghausen. The village was first mentioned in the records in 1088.

Relief map of Rödinghausen

Location[edit]

The village of Schwenningdorf lies to the north of Rödinghausen on the slopes of the Wiehen Hills. Its highest elevation is the Maschberg at 190 m above sea level (NN). The lowest point is the valley of the Große Aue at around 80 m above NN. Schwenningdorf has about 2,356 inhabitants and an area of 7.449 square kilometres (1,841 acres) (316 people per km²). The valley of the Aue and its neighbouring valleys Wehmerhorster Wiesental and the region of the Schierenbeke are nature reserves.


St John's

Population[edit]

The following overview shows the population figures for Schwenningdorf based on the respective parish area until its incorporation into the parish of Rödinghausen on 1 January 1969. Changes in the parish boundary occurred due to the incorporation of the settlements in the Bieren area on 4 March 1898 (1895: 10 inhabitants) and 1 April 1932 (1925: 2 inhabitants). The figures given are census returns[1][2] From 1871 and for 1946 the returns were based on the population present in the village and from 1925 on the actual residential population. Before 1871 the censuses were not based on standard criteria.

Year Population
1818 (31 Dec) 800
1834 (31 Dec) 789
1837 (31 Dec) 814
1843 (31 Dec) 902
1849 (3 Dec) 961
1852 (3 Dec) 1058
Year Population
1858 (3 Dec) 1039
1867 (3 Dec) 1068
1871 (1 Dec) 1039
1885 (1 Dec) 1006
1895 (1 Dec) 994
1905 (1 Dec) 1211
Year Population
1925 (1 Dec) 1313
1933 (16 June) 1421
1939 (17 May) 1487
1946 (29 Oct) 1816
1950 (13 Sep) 1919
1961 (6 June) 1853

References[edit]

Low Saxon house in Schwenningdorf
  1. ^ Gemeindestatistik des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen: Bevölkerungsentwicklung 1816–1871. Statistisches Landesamt Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf 1966, p. 193
  2. ^ Gemeindestatistik des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen: Bevölkerungsentwicklung 1871–1961. Statistisches Landesamt Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf 1964, p. 380–381